Dictionary of International and Comparative Law

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About the Dictionary of International and Comparative Law

Author: Fox, James R.
Publication details: 3rd ed. Dobbs Ferry, NY: Oceana Publications, 2003. 396 pages.

Reviews of the Dictionary

According to “Introduction to Research in International Law”(see Further Reading), this Dictionary of comparative and international law is “ideal for anyone seeking clear, concise definitions of terminology found in the practice of international and comparative law. This expanded and indispensable guide includes many entries which cannot be found in any other source. This edition is the largest dictionary on this subject in print, with over 5,000 entries, 20% of the definitions are revised and enhanced and 500 new entries appear in this edition for the first time. Recognizing the influence of world events, terminology arising from acts of terrorism, such as the attack on the World Trade Center, and the subsequent escalating focus on the war on terrorism comprise many of the new entries.

Other entries:

James R. Fox, The Dickinson School of Law, Pennsylvania State University: ‘A helpful reference tool for attorneys who must find the words, phrases, and abbreviations not in common standard or legal dictionaries… Very helpful as a desktop reference for a wide body of information not easily available elsewhere.’

John Eastwood, Business Laws, Inc. Corporate Counsel’s International Advisor:
The Dictionary of International and Comparative Law offers clear, concise definitions of
terminology found in the practice of international and comparative law. Created by a
professor of law after years of assisting both students and faculty with their
difficulties in researching topics of international law, this expanded edition includes
many entries not found in any other source.
With over 2,100 entries 20% of them revised or enhanced this new edition
boasts 434 completely new entries recognizing the influence of world events,
terminology arising from acts of terrorism and the subsequent escalating focus on
the war on terrorism.

An outstanding desktop tool, the Dictionary of International and Comparative Law is ideal for anyone seeking clear, concise definitions of the law.

A helpful reference tool for attorneys who must find the words, phrases, and abbreviations not in common standard or legal dictionaries.

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See Also

Further Reading

Introduction to Research
in International Law, Research Guide,University of Southern California Libraries, available at https://www.usc.edu/libraries/locations/vkc/history/documents/INTLAWB.pdf

About the Author/s and Rewiever/s

Author: international

References and Further Reading

About the Author/s and Reviewer/s

Author: international

Mentioned in these Entries

Bouvier’s Law Dictionary and Concise Encyclopedia, 1914, Historical Dictionary of International Tribunals, International Law: A Dictionary, List of Legal Dictionaries, List of Legal Encyclopedias, Mozley and Whiteley’s Law Dictionary, Osborn’s Concise Law Dictionary, Parry and Grant Encyclopaedic Dictionary of International Law.

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